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90 days for suspect to appeal against extradition

A MAN fighting extradition to Florida for a woman’s manslaughter has 90 days to file his appeal to the country’s highest court.

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.Google could start new domain boom

GOOGLE is helping to usher in a new way for companies to tout their brand names in the digital realm.

Show your true self

The events that transpired in the House of Assembly on February 7th are well documented.

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Lightbourn: PLP ‘luring’ unions with changes to labour laws

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday accused the governing Progressive Liberal Party of attempting to “lure” labour unions and their members into supporting the party with amendments to legislation that governs employee relations weeks ahead of the impending general election.

Extradition documents must be certified before any appeal to Privy Council

A MAN fighting extradition to Florida after being accused of a woman’s manslaughter must have the records of the extradition proceedings certified before the Privy Council in London can hear his appeal.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: It all starts with a simple idea

Who among us hasn’t at one moment or another thought, “If only I were younger” or “If only I had more financial backing, I could do such-and-such” or “Why doesn’t someone create a business to do (xyz)?”

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New mother uses experience to inspire entrepreneurship

YOUNG mother Bianca Carter knows from her own experience that pregnant women require a high level of attention, love and support.

Symonette the man to be leader

Re: Your editorial of Feb 2, 2017: “It’s Time For The Opposition To Get Its Act Together”, and in which you reference and quote the thrust of an excellent editorial letter by Luther McDonald published on January 24th.

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Legal advice sought amid low voter registration

AMID low voter registration, Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall is seeking legal advice on whether it would be lawful to automatically re-register people for the next election who had registered to vote in the 2012 general election.

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VAT increase on breadbasket items ‘best practice’

ECONOMIC Affairs Michael Halkitis defended the anticipated increase of value added tax on breadbasket items, saying it follows expert advice and best practices around the world.

Billboards up and Grand Bahama campaign has begun

ELECTION billboards and political paraphernalia are out in Grand Bahama where five constituency seats are up grabs.

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Former PLP candidate probes open grave case

A FORMER Progressive Liberal Party candidate and family sponsor is now probing the case of the body found in an open grave in Southern Cemetery last week.

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Dawn Charlton takes CAC title

IT WAS third time lucky for Dawn Charlton as she became the latest Bahamian to earn her professional bodybuilding card by winning the overall women’s fitness title at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships over the weekend in St Maarten.

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Miller: We learned corruption from U.S.

TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday insisted that the granting of government contracts to political supporters will “never stop” because politicians must “do what they have to do” to win elections.

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'Only a matter of time' before Bahamas identifies its first coronavirus case

IT is only a matter of time before The Bahamas identifies its first case of the coronavirus, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday.

Corruption ‘almost a culture’ in Bahamas

The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) leader yesterday said he was “amazed” that government MPs and their leadings supporters appeared to be justifying corruption, which has “almost become a culture” in the Bahamas.

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Fishing Hole Bridge closed for safety

THE Fishing Hole Bridge in Grand Bahama was closed on Wednesday evening due to safety concerns because of hazardous driving conditions experienced and engineering issues in the road construction.

Hoodwinked over funerals?

FUNERAL service professionals are concerned about the failure of governments to institute any form of licensure for practitioners in the industry, and the failure of the industry to effectively regulate itself.